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UNHCR fears for the safety of thousands of refugees in embattled Libya

The UN refugee agency said Tuesday it was deeply concerned about the safety of refugees and asylum-seekers in Libya as violence escalates in the troubled North African nation. Almost 37,000 people are registered with UNHCR in Tripoli and Benghazi, with many living in areas heavily damaged by fighting and unable to leave to safer areas.

Eritrean man reunited with son

An Eritrean man was reunited with his three year old son in Malta following a heartfelt appeal to the Maltese authorities last week.